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Go DJ’S Jumpstart Texas Hip Hop Market with R.A.P. (Regional Artist Preparation)

(CelebNMusic247) Over the years the state of Texas has contributed a wealth of Hip Hop and R&B household names to the music industry.

Labels like Rap-A-Lot and Swishahouse once dominated the independent southern Hip Hop landscape.

Houston alone has brought us legends like Destiny’s Child, Geto Boys and UGK.

Next came successes like Lil Flip, Slim Thug, Mike Jones, Paul Wall and Chamillionaire kept the momentum of the Texas music market going.

But then what?

What are this generation’s ranks of wannabes doing, or not doing, about keeping Texas on the musical map?

In an attempt to answer that question and offer guidance and direction to the latest crop of up-and-coming Texas music artists, Houston’s Go DJ’s have gathered together with a group of music industry veterans to present R.A.P. (Regional Artist Preparation), an evening of informative panels, Q&A’s and artist showcases, hoping to jump start the current sluggish Texas music market.

On Monday, August 27th at renowned Roxy nightclub (5351 W. Alabama @ Rice) beginning at 7PM, the Go DJ’s, along with a selection of A&R’s, program directors and celebrity guests will educate and interact with the event’s registrants, with a view towards giving them a better understanding of launching and maintaining a successful music career in today’s marketplace.

Topics will include:

Music production

The duties of a good manager and how to go about finding one

How to generate relationships with DJ’s

Everything you need to know about radio

Effective artist promotion

The do’s and don’ts of social media

The importance of return on investment (ROI)

All laid bare by people with a proven track record of success in their field.

Registrants will have one on one access to names like Go DJ Hi C, Go DJ’s J Que, GT and Michael ‘5000’ Watts from 97.9 The Box, regional reps from labels like Interscope and Atlantic, artists like Dorrough and Lil O and a host of surprise celebrity guests, each sharing their knowledge and expertise.

Artist showcase performances will take place throughout the evening. The theme of the evening is ‘getting Texas back on track: an A-Z.”

For more information, kindly visit http://rap.eventbrite.com/

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Game Bullying Rapper Ice Burgundy?

(CelebNMusic247) Last month things came to a head for Game and 40 Glocc and The R.E.D. Album artist posted a video of him beating down Glocc.

Welp, its August and Game is onto the next that is. According to illseed, who had the jump on the story, said Game has release another beatdown video.

Though,  this time it features Bricksquad/Monopoly rapper, Ice Burgundy, who is down with Waka Flocka.

Now, Game is claiming to have almost pulled Burgundy out of a car to beat him down. Game also says it was all caught on tape.

Here are the Tweets:

 

However, Burgundy took to his Twitter page, responding to Game and calling him a bold faced liar:

 

Ice Burgundy and Game have had words with each other over Twitter in the past, and even planned to meet up and duke it out. The two allegedly bumped into each other last year before the planned fight at the Fox Hills Mall in L.A., and rumor has it that Burgundy knocked Game out cold,according to illseed.

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Slim the Mobster BLASTS 50 Cent Calling Him Gay

(CelebNMusic247) Slim the Mobster GOES OFF on 50 Cent on Twitter

Slim the Mobster even states that the G-Unit general called Interscope to cease the promotion of his music and accused him of being gay. Slim also said 50 Cent put is calls to stop promoting his music because he wasn’t down with the gay sh*t.

But it doesn’t stop there, Slim the Mobster also BLASTS Jimmy Iovine, Dr Dre and Floyd Mayweather.

I’m surprised Slim’s Tweet’s are still on his Twitter page. And he can’t say he was hacked because this information is too detailed. Whoa, Slim is really going there. – Flip and read on…

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